FMNH 129107.nosub[1]

  • 129107 knife
    Photographer: Alpha Sadcopen : Field Museum of Natural History - Anthropology
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  • 129107 knife
    Photographer: Alpha Sadcopen : Field Museum of Natural History - Anthropology
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: Top view
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    Description: scan of catalog card [FRONT] [MAIN BODY] Field Museum of Natural History. | [Field Museum Subject Code written in red] 34-53 | Country: Philippine Islands. | Locality: Davao Gulf, Mindanao. | People: Bagobo. | Name: Gelat:- Woman's small knife for general use ( paring camotes, splitting rattan, etc.). Handle is decorated with brass wire, 2 copper bands, and beads. All native work. See notes on metal work. | Collection: R.F. Cummings Philippine Expeditions, 1909=1911. F.C. Cole, Collector. | Notes: The blade is held edge u[p] and is drawn toward the operator. | Width: | Length: | Height: | Price: [Phillippine Peso symbol] .50 | ( over) [LEFT MARGIN] A | 129107 | ENT | (884) | Acc. 1139 ["1115" crossed out] | L | [BACK] | [ILLUSTRATION] [1 hand drawing] | [ILLUSTRATION NOTATION] | [ shape of blade] |
Catalog Number: 129107.nosub[1]
Description: knife
Materials: metal; brass wire, metal; steel, metal; iron, metal; copper, beads
Cultural Attribution: Bagobo
Accession Number: [1139] Fifth R.F. Cummings Ethnological Expedition to Philippines Islands - ethnology - Manobo, Bilaan, and Divavaan Mandaya (Expedition)
Accession Year: 1911
Other Numbers: 884
District/County: Davao Prov.
City/Town: Davao Gulf
Collector/Source: Fifth R.F. Cummings Ethnological Expedition to Philippines Islands - ethnology - Manobo, Bilaan, and Divavaan Mandaya, Dr. Fay-Cooper Cole : Field Museum of Natural History - Anthropology
EMu IRN: 1030673
GUID: 3e5f1679-458a-4364-b56e-07b799c28b42

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